Strategic purchasing –
The magic formula fo bulk-buying

Consolidated purchase

Profit lies in purchasing: for many years we have consolidated our strategic procurement and gradually expanded. Due to our high volume, this department has become a fundamental pillar of our company from which every single request benefits. Intensive supply chain management supports our departments with the aim of achieving the best results for our clients. Our strategic purchasing is constantly subjected to detailed procurement market research and analysis of the purchasing behaviour of our customers. Conclusions from these studies allow targeted and competitive supplier management.

Eliminate maverick buying

Every day, we learn that there are no standardised guidelines for procurement processes for events and MICE services in many companies. The MICE purchase for procurement is often a “black box”. We eliminate maverick buying for our customers by defining and implementing individual procurement guidelines in customer profiles or quickly adapt them to match our processes. In addition to the necessary transparency, quality control tracking is also optimised.

Generate savings

You benefit from the fundamentals of our strategic purchasing, accessible to all departments at smart and more, right from your initial enquiry. We choose certified service providers for you, negotiating framework contract rates and special conditions which we provide to you directly. We automatically collect additional key figures in the supply chain management profile in order to continuously ensure consistent quality control. Key figures include credit checks, response times, complaint management, staff turnover and MORE …